Nicole Ari Parker Joins FOX Series Rosewood

nicole ari parkerNicole Ari Parker (Soul Food) Parker began acting in small-stage productions in Harlem before landing her film debut in The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995) and starred in Harlem Aria (1999) .

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Harlem Memorial Featured On The Travel Channel

harlem hell fightersThe folks at the Travel Channel sent us an email the other day to let us know that this week’s episodes popular series, “Mysteries at the Monument” features the 369th Infantry Regiment Memorial in Harlem, New York.   Continue Reading →

Souleo: Nas helps celebrate Hennessy’s 250th anniversary

Photo one with subtitleBy Souleo

Most rappers are known for having an element of bravado but even legendary recording artist, Nas can’t help but express modesty when it comes to Hennessy. Continue Reading →

NUVOtv Announces Season 2 Premiere Of KNOCKOUT

knockoutPosterHarlem is a boxing village, from champion Harry “The Black Panther” Wills, the Joe Louis Restaurant & Bar, to Riddick Bowe’s new food spot. So, it was a no brainer, when we heard about NUVOtv’s premiere of season two boxing docu-series, KNOCKOUT, on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 10:00pm ET/PT. Continue Reading →

‘Daredevil’ Season 2 Begins Filming In East Harlem

set-pic-destruction-daredevil-tv-series-first-look-at-that-origin-scene-jpeg-94395Onlocationsvacations reports that Today, the Netflix series Daredevil was spotted filming in East Harlem, under its new working title, Ringside. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Neighbor’ And ‘Haves’ New Season On Own

the haves on ownOn Tuesday, the cast of OWN’s “The Haves and the Have Nots,” and “Love Thy Neighbor,” held a private press reception at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Atlanta to present seasons 2b of their respective shows.  Continue Reading →

The Story Of Harlem’s Baby “Betty Boop” Esther (Updated)

Baby_ESther_JONEZEsther Jones (aka Gertrude Saunders), known by her stage name, “Baby Esther,” was an singer and entertainer of the late 1920s. Her “baby” singing style often included the phrase “Boop-oop-a-doop”. She performed regularly at the Cotton Club in Harlem. Continue Reading →